Democratic strivers are emerging from around New York’s 19th Congressional District, eager to ride a wave of grassroots activism to victory over an incumbent Republican under siege from a newly energized party base.
Where are we now? That’s the main question a Woodstock Comprehensive Plan committee is trying to answer as it works with a consultant, Behan Planning & Design, on a plan to address the town’s needs for the long term.
After 34 years on the bench, Karen Peters, the first woman to be appointed presiding justice of Appellate Division of the Third Department of state Supreme Court, is retiring.
Village of Saugerties trustees expressed their unhappiness with the Trump administration’s gutting of the federal Clean Water Act at last Monday’s meeting, and voted to pass a resolution supporting the Hudson River sloop Clearwater’s sail to Washington, D.C.
The Saugerties town ethics board is weighing a complaint that a senior town employee pressured subordinates to attend a 2015 Republican caucus and vote for his preferred candidates.
New Paltz Village Board members concluded a year or more of wrangling over the conservation easement for the Mill Brook Preserve at their May 24 meeting, but it wasn’t clear that anyone at the table understood what they were voting upon when they approved the document.
Flanked by good-government advocates County Executive Mike Hein on Wednesday, May 31 unveiled proposed legislation that would make Ulster the first upstate county to offer public matching funds for elections.
After serving several terms as a county legislator from District 8 in Esopus, Republican Carl Belfiglio announced today that he will run for town supervisor in the November election instead of running for another legislative term.
More than a decade after it was conceived and six years after completion, the overhaul of uptown Kingston’s Pike Plan canopy remains mired in litigation. But the designers of the ill-starred restoration project are no longer liable, after a judge ruled that the city had missed a filing deadline by a month.
Not long ago Jeff Beals was wrangling together a constitution for Iraq. These days, he is bringing order to a crowded classroom of students at the Woodstock Day School. Life has taken Beals, 40, on a winding path that most recently has brought him to a key role in this district’s grassroots movement and a possible run for congress.